XLAS

AcronymDefinition
XLASX-Linked Aqueductal Stenosis (neuropathology)
XLASX-Linked Alport Syndrome
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The symptoms appear without any gender difference in ARAS, while in XLAS males are more often severely affected (Table.
Three genetic forms of Alport syndrome exist: XLAS, which results from mutations in the COL4A5 gene (85% of cases); ARAS, which is caused by mutations in either the COL4A3 or COL4A4 gene (10-15% of cases); and ADAS, which also is caused by mutations in COL4A3 or COL4A4 and accounts for the remainder of the cases (2,3).